By Francis LaBelle In early March, retired Thoroughbred, Francis Freud started his second career.  He was tapped by the Thoroughbred […]
This gelding literally wears his heart on his sleeve. He recently returned to the TRF Second Chances Program in Lexington, […]
This handsome 11 year old gelding lives at the TRF Second Chances Farm in Ocala, Florida. Learn more about his […]
This spunky mare is 18 years old but still loves to race around the fields at the TRF Second Chances […]
Lord Anson
By Francis LaBelle The trip was already a difficult one because of its mission. Days before, Julia Adams, then 14 […]
Heather and Dusk to Dawn
By Francis LaBelle While her husband, Joe, was working, Heather Rio fell in love. The next day, Joe met the […]
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation presents “35 Years of Second Chances” at the American Correctional Association Winter Conference (Jan 11-15, 2019) […]
Saratoga Springs, NY- The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) has received a $50,000 matching grant from the Geoffrey C. Hughes Foundation […]
Foaled 1998 Whiskey is a handsome fellow with Man O’ War in his pedigree.  During his career, he had 41 […]
Foaled 2000 A very sweet mare who is a lovely copper color with lots of chrome.  She had a career […]
Foaled 2012 Ready is a Kentucky boy through and through, he was bred and foaled there 2013, raced most of […]
Foaled 2013 A very sweet, little mare. When she was just 3 years old, she sustained a career ending injury. […]
Foaled 2011 Dreamer is a big kid, the youngster of the herd always begging the older horses to play with […]
Foaled 2000 Horton is the class clown to the core.  He is the super curious and is always checking pockets […]
Foaled 2006 Stoney is the king of this field and all the other horses know it at the TRF Sanctuary […]
Aka “Ripley” Foaled in 2000 Ripley is the epitome of strong, dark and handsome.  He came to TRF as a […]